Marathon Oil Selling Eagle Ford Acreage in Wilson, Karnes, and Bee Counties

The company plans to divest 97,000 net acres to focus on a core area of 200,000 acres
Marathon Eagle Ford Acreage Map - July 2012

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Marathon Oil is selling almost one-third of its Eagle Ford acreage in South Texas. The company is selling acreage it doesn’t consider essential to its exploration plans and production growth targets are not expected to be adjusted after the sale.

The company currently has approximately 325,000 net acres in the Eagle Ford and plans to focus future development on a core area of 200,000 net acres. The 97,000 net acres being marketed are predominately located in Wilson County, with some acreage and Bee and Karnes counties as well. [Read more…]